The best times to visit Hirosaki for ideal weather are
May 21st to July 29th
August 20th to October 14th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Hirosaki Travel Guide
Weather in Hirosaki
Average temperatures in Hirosaki vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 68 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Hirosaki, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 82°F (27.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.3°F (20.7°C) at night.
Hirosaki Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Hirosaki Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Hirosaki Perceived Temperature (F)
Hirosaki Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Hirosaki Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Hirosaki.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hirosaki (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Hirosaki has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is February (54.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (79%).
Wind in Hirosaki is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.7 MPH or 18.9 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hirosaki.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||9.9||a gentle breeze||16||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||9.6||a gentle breeze||15.7||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||8.6||a gentle breeze||14.4||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||7.4||a gentle breeze||13||a moderate breeze|
|May||6.4||a light breeze||11.9||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||4.8||a light breeze||9.6||a gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.1||a light breeze||9.9||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||5||a light breeze||9.2||a gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.4||a light breeze||9.8||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||6.8||a light breeze||11.8||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||8.1||a gentle breeze||13.8||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||10.2||a gentle breeze||16.8||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Hirosaki?
As of 5/2/2017 there are regional travel advisories for Japan; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
Overall Hirosaki Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 68.9°F (20.5°C) and 39.3°F (4.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Hirosaki, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 46.9°F (8.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Hirosaki to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44°F (6.7°C) and 33.5°F (0.8°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.